THE Film Association of Namibia (FAN) invites all members and those who wish to become members of the association to their Annual General Meeting (AGM). Originally set for 2 July, the meeting was moved to 6 August (tomorrow) due to unforeseen circumstances. At this meeting the new board will be elected and FAN has said that some of the previous board members will be available for re-election. The meeting will be held at the Goethe Centre Auditorium and starts at 09h00. Memberships are also currently open for renewal and annual fees can be paid at the meeting. Read more about Film Association AGM
The rumour that Kevan Townsend, the American murder suspect who is being held in custody at the Windhoek Central Prison, is signing up with Namibian Hip-hop group RUN N.A.M.S must have reached your ears by now. Tjil spoke to both parties to find out what exactly is going on and, well, it seems that somewhere there is a breakdown in communication. RUN N.A.M.S’s manager (who asked that his name be withheld) says the possibility of Townsend being signed up with RUN N.A.M.S is not likely. Read more about RUN N.A.M.S AND... TOWNSEND?
Hats off to Miss Namibia pageant director Connie Maritz for a job well done on an event so glamorous and enjoyable! I can only imagine how much work goes into organising such an event which as we all know is one of the events of the year on the Namibian entertainment calendar. And having done it year after year, Maritz surely shows great consistent passion for the pageant. Read more about Thumbs up for Miss Namibia pageant
AMONGST countless activities scheduled for this weekend, pageant lovers can look forward to the crowning of Mr and Miss Polytechnic of Namibia taking place tonight. The event forms part of the institution’s annual cultural festival which kicked off on Monday. The Mr and Miss Polytechnic has proven to be a popular event, with large audiences always turning up at the event. Read more about Culture is King at Poly!
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-07-15 11:55
African Lark - Onai Mutizwa, former band member of Zimbabwean music guru Oliver Mtukudzi and currently performing regularly as part of the band of Erna Chimu, is a singer-songwriter in her own right.
She plays the Nyunga Nyunga, a 19 to 26 keys sister to the Zimbabwean Mbira, which instrument serves as her accompaniment whilst singing. She also plays the piano and the guitar, which she only uses during composing – as a reference. Read more about ONAI AT THE WINEBAR
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-07-15 11:53
The documentary Odd Number follows the story of Rashaad Adendorf from childhood to assassin for the feared Americans gang in the early nineties and then to the man he is today. AfricAvenir presents the screening of Odd Number on Saturday, 30 July at 19h00, at the Studio 77. Read more about Odd Number
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-07-15 11:51
On Monday AfricAvenir Windhoek, the FNCC, and Joe Vision Production will donate one complete set of the Namibia Movie Collection to Honourable Joel Kaapanda, Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies at his Ministry in Windhoek. In 2009, the Franco Namibian Cultural Centre, Joe Vision Production, and AfricAvenir Windhoek, launched the Namibian Movie Collection (NMC) consisting initially of 24 Namibian films. Read more about Movie Collection for Ministry
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-07-15 11:49
Next Friday Windhoek residents have a unique opportunity to catch one of our most successful musical exports in recent years back on home soil when Ees returns to prove the power of Kwaito, even to local Rock act Famaz Attak.
The Sport Klub Windhoek in Olympia will play host to the show entitled ‘Off The Calender’ which marks the 32nd birthday of E-Line, or Heiner Ihlein, now lead guitarist of Famaz Attak.
Powered by Kleiner Keiler and set to start from 19h00, this event promises real value for money at only N$50 a ticket. Read more about Ees Is Back
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-07-08 11:10
Brave Unyielding Comrades is the title of the book by Willey Mary Amutenya launched by the Minister of Veteran’s Affairs Nickey Iyambo at the National Library this week. In his keynote address on the occasion, the Minister said, “I am delighted to offi ciate at this occasion the launch of the book ‘Brave Unyielding Comrades’ by Willy Mary Amutenya who is also a Cassinga Survivor, “ he said.